Associate Professor, History Department, Texas A&M University
Born and raised in the borderlands town of Brownsville, Texas (located on the southernmost tip of Texas), Felipe Hinojosa is Associate Professor of History at Texas A&M University. He received his BA in English from Fresno Pacific University in 1999, an MA in History at the University of Texas Pan American in 2004, and a PhD in History from the University of Houston in 2009. Professor Hinojosa’s teaching and research interests include Latina/o and Mexican American Studies, American Religion, Social Movements, Gender, and Comparative Race and Ethnicity. He serves as Director of Undergraduate Studies in the History Department and is the co-founder and co-coordinator for the Latina/o Studies Working Group, which is sponsored by the Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research at Texas A&M University. Professor Hinojosa’s first book, Latino Mennonites: Civil Rights, Faith, and Evangelical Culture, was published in 2014 by Johns Hopkins University Press. The book was awarded the 2015 Américo Paredes Book Award for the best book in Mexican American and Latina/o Studies given every year by the Center for Mexican American Studies at South Texas College.